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ACACIA – Advancing the Science for Aviation and Climate

The EU-funded project ACACIA (Advancing the Science for Aviation and Climate) aims to provide improved scientific knowledge of the non-CO2 impacts from aviation emissions of relevance for the development of harmonised policies and regulations for a more climate-friendly aviation system.

ACRoBEAR – high-latitude risk of wildfire and disease

The ACRoBEAR (Arctic Community Resilience to Boreal Environmental Change: Assessing Risks from fire and disease) project will quantify changing risk of boreal forest fire and natural-focal disease for local communities in high northern latitudes under changing environmental and climatic conditions.

Coronavirus and climate: Five scientists share their views

Over the past few weeks, there has been a decline in air pollution and a change in people’s habits and communication forms following the introduction of strict measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. We have asked five CICERO scientists – each with different academic backgrounds – three questions about Covid-19’s impact on the climate.

New award to CICERO Shades of Green

For the fourth year in a row CICERO Shades of Green is recognized for its work on green bonds. The CICERO subsidiary has been voted by leading investors as the external assessment provider of the year.

How changes brought on by coronavirus could help tackle climate change

Global carbon emissions are likely to fall in 2020 due to reduced economic activity as a result of the coronavirus, and changes brought on by the crisis could influence how emissions evolve in future, writes CICERO researcher Glen Peters. 

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Recent publications

Car sharing and transformations in households travel patterns: Insights from emerging proto-practices in Norway

Tom Erik Julsrud, Eivind Farstad

Learning to accept welfare‑enhancing policies: an experimental investigation of congestion pricing

Nicholas Janusch, Stephan Kroll, Christopher Goemans, Todd L. Cherry, Steffen Kallbekken

Can non-market regulations spur innovations in environmental technologies?

Marit Klemetsen, Brita Bye, Arvid Raknerud

Future changes in atmospheric rivers and Extreme precipitation in Norway

Kirien Whan, Jana Sillmann, Nathalie Schaller, Reindert J. Haarsma

Radiative Forcing of Climate: The Historical Evolution of the Radiative Forcing Concept, the Forcing Agents and their Quantification, and Applications

Vijay Ramaswamy, William D Collins, Jim M. Haywood, J. Lean, N. Mahowald, Gunnar Myhre, V. Naik, Keith P Shine, B.J. Soden, G. Stenchikov, Trude Storelvmo